A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 97 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (60 miles). Exact location, longitude -157.9026° West, latitude 56.9947° North, depth = 2.9 km. The temblor was detected at 22:21:37 / 10:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13425317. Id of event: ak13425317. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 06:21:37 / April 2, 2016 @ 6:21 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.9 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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